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Airbnbs: Short-term Rentals for Long-term Goals

By Reese Fayde / September 19, 2022 /

One example that has run through the last several blog entries has been Airbnb hosting. Unlike senior cohousing, roommates or other housing income generators, Airbnbs are short-term rentals. An Airbnb can be a way to ease into the notion of sharing your home with someone else or practical protection against potential loneliness. Seniors comprise the…

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Empty Nest Rethink

By Reese Fayde / August 13, 2022 /

The commercials are everywhere — large families, friends, singles, and couples having the time of their lives in Airbnb or VRBO rentals. But what those commercials don’t show are the hosts — the people whose homes are serving as those rentals. And the fastest growing segment of Airbnb hosts are people over age 60. What’s…

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How are You Really Feeling?

By Reese Fayde / July 19, 2022 /

In last week’s blog, I introduced some of the benefits of senior shared housing. This week, I want to focus in on one particular area that often gets overlooked: state of mind as well as wallet. Many baby boomers who never thought they’d want a roommate have changed their minds due to finances — and…

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